Poetic Devices

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Can you name the Poetic Devices?

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That guy's a beast.
This type of poem tells a story with characters, a conflict, and a plot.
This type of poem expresses the thoughts and feelings of the poet.
The tide rises by the lighthouse.
Which word is alliterative with kicker? (refund, chorus, cheese)
Boom!
Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey.
I dumped my drink in the sink.
How many lines does a sonnet have?
Besides being exceptionally long, what is the other requirement for a narrative poem to be an epic?
Sally sells seashells by the seashore.
Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall//Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.
Man & Understand; Temperate & Date
Life is like a box of chocolates.
We know that ballads are song-like narratives with simple rhyme, steady rhythm, and a(n) ________________________, usually focusing on love or death.
The dish ran away with the spoon.
The brilliant stars dotted the pitch black of the midnight sky.
A _______________________, like 'Oh Captain, My Captain,' is a comparison that runs throughout the entire poem.
Which word is assonant with my? (buy, myth, height)
shall I comPARE thee TO a SUMmer DAY?

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Created Jan 30, 2012ReportNominate
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